Vernonia fasciculata (Common Ironweed) is a tall native perennial that has distinctive intensely deep purple flowers. It can be a taller plant of the prairie, but if inter-planted among other tall plants it can provide a nice pop in mid-late summer.
- Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna
- Soil Conditions Wet-Mesic- Mesic
- Height 6'-8'
- Flower Color Purple
- Flower Time July, August, September
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